Team Foundation Server is a complete Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) suite, offered by Microsoft. TFS combines activities such as Source Control Management, Work Item Tracking, Project Management, Build Management, and Reporting into a single product with strong integration points to the ...

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Restore TFS Website in IIS Manager

I've accidently deleted the Tfs site in IIS Manager. I've tried reinstalling TFS but it didn't come back. How can I restore it?
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Configure reporting in TFS 2010

I am trying to configure TFS 2010 reporting and have come accross the following error: Failed to add Domain\Development account to the TfsWarehouseDataReader role on the Tfs_Warehouse relational ...
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Mirror team foundation server 2015 git repo to bitbucket

I have a tfs 2015 server with a git repo. When a developer carries out a sync, I would like tfs to also push the changes to bitbucket git repo. Can anyone suggest any solution to this?
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Why can't I change the identity of this account in Team Foundation Server?

I'm trying to migrate the collections from one Team Foundation Server to another. A collection that uses local account memberships fails to get attached to the new server. The other collections use ...
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TFS 2010 cloned to TFS 2013 test environment - Best Practices Analyzer issue

So I have successfully cloned my existing TFS 2010 production environment onto new hardware (and software) and it is running TFS 2013. Everything appears to be working just fine. I notice however ...
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TFS 2013: An error occurred while initializing a build for build definition (The remote name could not be resolved)

I'm trying to start a build from my TFS to my Build Controller. Both are not inside a domain or active directory. The Build Server is a virtual machine hosted in Hyper-V on the dedicated TFS machine. ...
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Network Drive Full Trust With Visual Studio 2010/2014

I'm managing 10 developer computers and I want to assign to each computer a Network Drive (Let's say X: drive) so the developer can map the TFS workspace to that drive. When the user tries to open ...
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Reverse Proxy Authentication in Internet Explorer

I am using IIS ARR as a reverse proxy for Team Foundation Server 2013. When I use Firefox and Chrome I get prompted for a password, enter it, and gain access to the correct site. However, when I use ...
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TFS 2010 restored database, TfsJobAgent cannot connect to database

I have a Team Foundation Server 2010 setup, in which I have TFS on one server and the databases on another. Recently the server with the databases completely crashed and I had to replace it. I ...
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How to change the TFS hostname?

I had this working at some point with TFS 2010 and IIS 7 but didn't save the settings when I upgraded to Windows 8. Basically, I have a TFS 2012 server running. Everything works fine when I am using ...
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UNC access to TFS SharePoint doesn't work

We are using TFS2010 with the SharePoint document portal. We are trying to access the files in SharePoint using UNC paths (e.g. \\tfs2010\sites\DefaultCollection\MyProject) and it just plain doesn't ...
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Duplicate User appears in TFS work item query. :1 postfix

One of our developers appears twice when trying ot assign work items in TFS2010. Once appears normally as jsmith and then another shows up as DOMAIN\jsmith:1. There is only one user by this name in ...
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TFS 2005 Server restore from one hardware to another

i have just performed a TFS 2005 restore from a dual server setup to a different set of duel servers after following the installation guide for TFS 2005 and following the Restoration steps i am ...
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backup of TFS with DPM 2007 - different backup times

I have DPM set up to back up my TFS server every 30 minutes, the reason being it's a way better interface than the quirky SQL backup interface. I also do a full backup nightly using an SQL ...
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How to acces Team Foundation Server 2015 configured on local client PC, from other pc connected to that wifi network from Visual Studio 2015?

I have installed and configured Team Foundation Server 2015 on my client laptop. And i have created one team project from Visual Studio 2015 Team explorer. So my TFS 2015 is installed on one laptop. ...
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Find all application tiers for a given TFS instance

Do you know a way to list all application tier servers for a TFS instance? It's probably somewhere in the Tfs_Configuration database, but I didn't find it there.
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TFS Database migration miss the detach step issue

We currently doing the TFS database migration, originally, we suppose to upgrade to 2012 which support SQL 2008 R2, after a period of time, we decide to upgrade to 2013, and unfortunately we are ...
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Team Foundation Backup Plan failure message

I ran my backup and it failed due to timeout. The message I see is: The SQL Server timeout value is set to 6 hours. This value can be modified in the tool's setting file Does anyone know which ...
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Can the Visual Studio 2012 C++ Redistributable be installed automatically with a TFS Build?

I have an ASP.Net project that's using the ClearScript.V8 library which relies on the Visual Studio 2012 C++ Redistributable to work. I'm faced with the prospect of having to install this on 50+ ...
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TFS 2012 Backups w/DPM

I have a few servers running (mixture of 2012 and 2012 R2) and am playing with Microsoft's DPM as a backup solution. One of the things it complained about during installation was ensuring the SQL ...
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Get mapping Workitems when migrating with TFS Integration Plateform

When migrating workitems from a project to another using TFS Integration Plateform, is there a way to get the mapping between the workitem id in the old project and the new id in the new project ? ...
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TFS 2008 Subfolder Permissions

I am a TFSAdmin and when I have a TFS project in which a subfolder needs specific permissions to deny some users. So, I right click on the folder in question hit Properties, and click the Security tab....
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Cannot enable e-mail alerts in Team Foundation Server 2012

I have been trying to get e-mail alerts to work in TFS 2012. I have configured it in the Admin console and tried from the command line using tfsconfig.exe. When i run the tfsconfig.exe command it ...
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TFS2012 - Reporting Services Permissions?

I'm currently working through an upgrade of TFS2010 to TFS2012. In our old configuration, TFS, Sharepoint, and Reporting Services were on the same server, with the rest of the DBs on a separate SQL ...
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TFS 2010 migration from one server to another

We have followed- http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms404869(v=vs.100).aspx every steps of this extremely poorly worded article. We are not able see Dashboards of SharePoint projects. In some ...
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how to add project manager to TFS 2012

I have upgraded to TFS 2012 and I have trying to make full use of the Web Access feature for Scrum project management but have come accross a problem with permissions: I have added Developers to the ...
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Is it possible to use `tf shelve` on set of files where only some of them are checked out?

To create shelvestet from set of files I use following command: tf shelve /comment:myComment myShelveName /recursive /noprompt /replace /move "firstFile" "secondFile" ... "lastFile" If all of the "...
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In TFS can it store SQL Views, Sprocs, functions table scripts as work items?

I'm trying to track changes to sql server2008r2 in Team Foundation Server. As developers create new queries, sprocs, functions etc I would like to be able to track these types of changes to the ...
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Delete TFS Collection after failure

I created a new TFS Collection and it failed at the end or something didn't go right. I have a new database representing the collection, but when I try to attach it or even list it, TFS can't find the ...
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Problem updating SQL Server 2008 Warhouse Cube

We have a TFS 2008 running on a SQL Server 2008 as base (Windows Server 2003 R2 32 Bit Version). Short time ago I discovered that the Warhouse data (used by reports and analyzer Service) isn't ...
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TFS 2008 Backup options

I am running a TFS2008 developpment environment without any backup options so far, and it is ideal time for to get one setup. can someone suggest better approach in terms of daily backup of TFS2008 ...
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TFS 2013: Checking what projects a user has access to

I often need to give a user, A, access to the same projects as another user, B. How can I do this without having to ask user B what projects he has access to?
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TFS Check In Issue: The underlying connection was closed: A connection that was expected to be kept alive was closed by the server

I've recently started seeing the below error when attempting to check in code to TFS: The underlying connection was closed: A connection that was expected to be kept alive was closed by the server. ...
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Team Foundation Server 2013 trace doesn't work

I'm trying to turn on tracing on my TFS 2013 instance. To do this I'm modifying C:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 12.0\Application Tier\Web Services\web.config file like this: <...
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TFS2012 build server for SharePoint 2010 and 2013

Is there a way to use just one machine to configure a build server for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013? I'd like to know if anyone succeeded in such a task. We want to use PowerShell remoting ...
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TFS 2012 Identity Sync AD Error

I have a newly installed TFS 2012 server set up and I am having problems with the synchronisation of Windows Groups (AD Groups). My domain is called DOMAINA and my service account for TFSAgentJob is ...
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TFS 2012: Backup Plan Fails with empty log file

I have a Team Foundation Server 2012 installation with Power Tools, and I defined a backup plan using the wizard found in the "Database Backup Tools" in the Team Foundation Server Administration ...
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TFS 2010 and SCVMM to manage snapshots

I have a VM with TFS 2010 and SCVMM 2008 installed on (I know you're told not to do that). I have SCVMM linked to the host and that's working good, and have configured the scvmm on the lab management ...
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How do I setup URL Rewrite's with SharePoint 2010 correctly?

My current setup looks like this: Internet -> IIS Web Server (IIS1) -> domain1.com -> stuff.domain1.com -> morestuff.domain1.com ...
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tfs problem :TF31001Team foundation can't retrieve the list of team project from team foundation server

Q: When i want to create a new project : File ---> New ---->Team Project I get the following error , i googled it but in vain . Error: TF30224: Failed to retrieve projects from the report server. ...
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TFS Reporting Services Configuration Error - The RPC Server is Unavailable

I'm trying to configure Team Foundation Reporting but without any success. The App Tier and the Data Tier are in separate servers. I guess it's not a port/firewall problem, because I opened port ...
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Repairing a TFS 2005 install or starting anew

Following : Installing Team Foundation Server on a shared database instance We did use a shared database instance setup for TFS 2005, and that was not a good idea, because of the Reporting Service ...
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TFS - user appears twice

(This question is similar to, but I think not quite the same as Duplicate User appears in TFS work item query. :1 postfix because I, the TFS admin, do not see the duplicate user) Using TFS 2015 web ...
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TFS 2015/vNext: $(Build.Repository.LocalPath) vs $(Build.SourcesDirectory)

TFS 2015 defines various variables, but both $(Build.Repository.LocalPath) $(Build.SourcesDirectory) point to the path of the sources-directory ("s"). Does anyone know if these will always have ...
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TFS 2015/RM: Permission to bypass gated builds

There used to be a permission to be able to grant a user the right to bypass gated-builds, but, as of TFS 2015, it seems like this is no longer possible. Does anyone know of a way?
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TFS backup notifications apparently not working

What must I do to correctly configure Alert Notifications for backups on my TFS 2015.1 installation? I've entered the SMTP information and verified that a test message goes through; my domain account ...
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Microsoft Project unable to connect to Team Services online

This is the error I get when I try to bring the latest work items into a blank MS project file that I just connected to Team Services online. I have got this error with MS Project 2013 and 2016 as ...
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TFSOnline: the connection was unexpectedly closed by the server

We are having a persistent issue with our Visual studio online development environment. Scenario: Connect to the same team project in Visual Studio, with different accounts, on different PCs (but ...
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Starting a team project collection after detaching and attaching again

I recently detached a team project collection using Team Foundation Admin Console and made a backup of the database and then reattached the same collection. After compeleting the attachment, an error ...
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Delete TFS Project Collection - SqlException

I'm trying to delete a team project collection in TFS 2010. Unfortunately after struggling with some old instances (some that don't even have databases anymore) I get an error even when attempting to ...